Awards ceremony of IV Booktrailer Festival will be held on May 1.
The festival's director Ruslan Sabirli informed that, names of the winners of the festival will be announced at the International Mugham Center, where intellectuals, well-known figures will take part.
“The jury members voted not jointly but separately, that is, no one knew the colleagues' ratings. We wish everyone success” added R. Sabirli.
The first place winner will get a prize of 1,000 manats, while the winners of the second and third places will receive 800 manats and 500 manats.
The festival is held under the motto "Kitabı tanıdın, kitabla tanının!" (Promote a book, get promoted with a book!) with the support of the Ministry of Culture of Azerbaijan, the International Mugham Center, Azerbaijanfilm Studio named after J.Jabbarli and Azercell Telecom.
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